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After six weeks, OPP identify person found dead in Exeter

Ontario Provincial Police have identified the deceased person found in a wooded area of Exeter six weeks ago. Police said, Quintin Smith, 23, had been reported missing by his family a month earlier.

The victim's body was found in a wooded area Oct. 21

Police have determined Quintin Smith, 23, of South Huron, died of injuries suffered in an ATV rollover collision. (CBC)

Ontario Provincial Police have identified the deceased person found in a wooded area of Exeter six weeks ago. Police said Quintin Smith, 23, had been reported missing by his family a month earlier. 

Smith, of South Huron, had been the subject of a missing person investigation that started Sept. 23, according to the OPP. 

His body was found on Oct. 21 underneath an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) near a steep embankment adjacent to the railroad tracks.

The investigation has determined Smith died as a result of injuries sustained in a rollover crash.

In a written statement, Huron County OPP thanked the public for their help with the investigation.